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Brought to bay, or, Experiences of a city detective


Published 1884
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Short stories

Bound in illustrated paper-covered boards

A friendly lift -- Left her home -- M'Sweeny among body-snatchers -- Mistaken identity -- A poacher's grudge -- Trapped at last -- Spirit Nelly's mission -- Playing on a piano case -- Sparrow's fight to be honest -- Poor Peep, the cracksman's dog -- A man-coquette -- Billy and me -- M'Sweeny and his ghost -- Traced by a book -- A woman's revenge -- Wee Punch, the dog-detective -- The ghost of the ring -- The story of a bullet -- Card-sharpers sharped -- A mother's love -- The magic portmanteaus -- Ragamuffin Joe -- Tracking a child-stealer -- M'Sweeny among smugglers -- A drunkard's last bout -- Bessie, the orange girl -- Garrotted to order -- The romance of a watch -- M'Sweeny and two tigresses -- A drunken thief

Topp, C.W. Victorian yellowbacks & paperbacks, 1849-1905

Glover & Greene. Victorian detective fiction

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The online edition of this book in the public domain, i.e., not protected by copyright, has been produced by the Emory University Digital Library Publications Program

Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library copy from the collection of Dorothy Glover and Graham Greene


Publisher Edinburgh : J. Menzies & Co. ; London : Simpkin, Marshall, & Co.
Pages 441
Language English
Digitizing sponsor Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library
Book contributor Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library
Collection emory; yellowbacks; americana

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